Ronnie Floyd, SBC Executive Committee Chief, Resigns, Citing Damage to His Reputation

Bob Smietana of Religion News Service reports, “Ronnie Floyd, the embattled president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, has resigned, effective at the end of October.” His resignation comes in the wake of the committee’s choice to waive attorney-client privilege in the investigation about their handling of sexual abuse claims. Floyd opposed that decision, and in his letter of resignation, wrote, “One of the most grievous things for me personally has been the attacks on myself and the trustees as if we are people who only care about ‘the system.’ Nothing could be further from the truth.”

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